There are 100 lies that parents tell their children in a year - despite teaching them to be truthful, according to a survey.
The survey of more than 1,000 parents for Sheilas' Wheels home insurance found one in three has lied to teachers to take kids out of school for a day.
The mommies and daddies also encouraged youngsters to dodge the truth in explaining why they did not do homework or were late for school, the Daily Express reported.
And two-thirds also confessed using their children's name under the pretext of escaping a party or for being late.
The poll further observed that as many as 90 per cent tell their kids off for lying but did not follow their own set standards. (ANI)